Best Backpacks for Kids

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Besides all the other costs that come with back to school shopping, you’ll also want to pick out a high quality backpack for your soon-to-be student! It’s hard to know what kind of backpack to get, especially with so little in the way of reviews and information! These backpacks are sure to be great for ...

Join the #GoBeyondParty 8/13 1pm ET!

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This post brought to you by Triad Retail Media. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Our Tobey is 13 1/2. We actually just got home from his annual vet checkup, and even the vet couldn't believe how well he's doing.  I was a proud dog mama!!  We try to give our Tobey, adn ...

Monitoring driving habits #StraightTalkTesters #giveaway

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The Safe Drive Car connection by Straight Talk is a really great device, which greatly decreases the worries of having a driving aged child. As part of Straight Talk’s new product category “connected life” the Safe Drive Car Connection helps you keep up with your teenager when they’re on the road, and allows them to ...

Back To School Lunch Ideas

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Whether you choose to feed your child all natural foods, or something quick and easy, you’ll need to come up with back to school lunch ideas! Of course, most kids would be satisfied with a sandwich and a snack every day, but sometimes it’s nice to change things up for them! 1. Pasta Salad. If your kids ...

IOGEAR ScreenShare, MediaShair Hub, and TuneTap

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We live in an increasingly connected world and every day brings new products that allow us to share data across different devices.  These three new products from IOGear are aimed at simplifying the mess of managing media files across all of your different devices. Screenshare – Wireless Mobile and PC to HDTV First we have the Screenshare, ...

How To Save On School Supplies

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Before you know it, the kids will be headed back to school! Before that happens, you’ll want to make sure they have plenty of school supplies in tow and they’re ready to go! Back to school supply shopping can be pretty intimidating, especially if you’re on a tight budget. Follow these tips to make the ...

Must Have School Supplies

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As you prepare for back to school shopping, there’s a few supplies you’ll most definitely want to grab! Some of them are extras, so if you’re trying to stick to a strict budget, you may choose to forego them, but this list has the best of the best when it comes to school supplies! 1. Paper! Of ...

On colic and babies #ReducedCrying

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4:00am and I'd been up for more than 24 hours. Sleep wasn't anywhere in the near future either. My body had begun to operate in autopilot, and I'm sure that even my reserve tanks of energy were exhausted. How did this used to be so easy to do when I was in my college years? ...

Get a haircut and donate a hair cut #ShareaHaircut

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During the entire month of August, Hair Cuttery hosts its largest charitable program of the year- ‘Share a Haircut.’  The program provides haircuts to children in-need. By taking your child (18 and under) to Hair Cuttery for a haircut (just $13 at our salon), you are also donating a haircut to a child in need ...

Supporting old injuries

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I've started Couch 2 5k again.  (Yes, again...). I need NO excuses. None.  Zip.  I've decided that I'm going to support my weak spots while I start this journey so that they can start to strengthen and not hold me back. I don't need an old injury popping up and messing with my progress! I'd ...